Best Cities To Retire Is Tucson AZ

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The Best Cities To Retire In The U.S. Include Tucson AZ and Nearby SaddleBrooke Ranch

Once again the greater Tucson area makes 2 lists for best cities to retire in the U. S. in 2015.
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First, Forbes magazine ranked Tucson AZ in the top 25 best cities to retire.

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Second, Where To Retire magazine puts SaddleBrooke Ranch in the 50 best master-planned communities.

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Forbes – 25 Best Cities To Retire

Forbes reviewed communities across 19 states to pick the top 25. 5 states had two or more communities making the top 25. Those states included Texax, North Carolina, Florida, Kentucky and Arizona.

Here’s why Forbes put Tucson, Arizona in their top 25 best places to live;

  • Its an affordable “big” city
  • The University Of Arizona
  • Low cost of living
  • Median home price under $175,000
  • Good tax climate
  • High number of doctors per capita
  • Above average Milken aging rank
  • Top rating for bicycling
  • Pleasant winters

Although not in the criteria, Tucson is well located in the southwest U.S. Day trips and “over nighters” include national parks, Arizona towns and Southern California.

Where To Retire Magazine

The 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the July/August issue included SaddleBrooke Ranch. SaddleBrooke Ranch was one of ten master-planned communities making the list in Arizona.

The communities making the top 50 offered a broad range of amenities for residents. The selection process went beyond general “localities” and concentrated on specific communities. Additionally, resident testimonials were key in selection.

SaddleBrooke Ranch is a Robson Resort Community about 30 minutes north of Tucson AZ. And a mere 9 miles north of the vibrant Town of Oro Valley, AZ.

SaddleBrooke Ranch is the early stages of development. With 400 of a planned 5,500 homes constructed. When done, SaddleBrooke Ranch will cover about 2,500 acres.

The amenities of SaddleBrooke Ranch include swimming, golf, pickleball, tennis courts and dining. A new pro-shop and club house with restaurant are under construction.


For those seeking the “best cities to retire”, Tucson AZ should be at the top of your list. Robson development and Pulte/Del Webb have new adult communities underway.

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